Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in El Salvador

Instructions on how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type A power charger and how to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 using a three pinned Type B power charger.

Salvadoranf power outlet

Varying different region codes and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. If visiting El Salvador this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 by using the B or A type Salvadoranf 115 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets change depending on which area you are travelling to therefore we recommend reading the North America page for a full list of countries. If your Samsung Galaxy S4 slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are visiting El Salvador from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your device is a dual voltage device (usually indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. If you plan on visiting a Salvadoranf place such as San Salvador or Santa Ana please read the Wikipedia.org entry about El Salvador [1] for more indepth details.

Refer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual [2] for more information on the operation of the mobile phone and visit the Galaxy page for more phones in the Samsung Galaxy range which will connect to the Salvadoranf power outlet.

Charging a Samsung Galaxy S4 in El Salvador

Can you use a Samsung Galaxy S4 in El Salvador?

Yes, you can connect a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Salvadoranf power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for a Samsung Galaxy S4 in El Salvador?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Samsung Galaxy S4 the best international travel charger for El Salvador is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Salvadoransf use two different standards of wall outlets (B and A) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Samsung Galaxy S4 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Salvadoranf trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling regularly we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for El Salvador

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to El Salvador using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting El Salvador.
What is the best travel adapter for a Samsung Galaxy S4 in El Salvador?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Salvadoranf power outlet

Instructions on how to charge your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type A power charger.

  1. In order to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 using the Salvadoranf power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the Salvadoranf power outlet. This unearthed power outlet (technically known as a Type A power outlet [3]) is recognised by two slots next to each other where the twin blades go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the multipurpose jack on the foot of the Samsung Galaxy S4 situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen will display a charging icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung Galaxy S4 while charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Salvadoranf power outlet

Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Salvadoranf power outlet using type B USB cable with a three pin Type B USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Salvadoranf power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type B power outlet [6], is identified by 2 slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a single semicircular hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the multipurpose jack on a Samsung Galaxy S4. You can find the USB Micro connector on the foot of the phone situated underneath the Home button.
  4. Switch on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will display a charging icon with to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. If you are using the Samsung while charging it will take longer to fully charge the battery.
Powering a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Salvador - Wikipedia.org entry about El Salvador
  2. http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201304/20130430133529298/GT-I9505_UM_EU_Jellybean_Eng_Rev.1.1_130426.pdf - Samsung Galaxy S4 instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  5. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters